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Mullenweg Ramps Up Communication Ahead of WordPress 5.0 Release, RC2 Now Available

WordPress 5.0 RC2 was released today with 15 notable updates, including improvements to block preview styling, browser-specific bug fixes, and other changes. RC2 was released simultaneously with Gutenberg version 4.6 . The official release date for WordPress 5.0 has not yet been announced, because it depends on feedback from RC2 testing. Contributors’ uneasiness with not having an official release date ...

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Let Us Know If You’re Hosting a WordCamp US Watch Party

WordCamp US is next weekend and if you’re unable to attend, you can watch from home via the free livestream . However, some WordPress meetup groups host watch parties. These parties generally include food, beverages, and a large projection screen. If you’re hosting one of these parties, please let us know about it in the comments. Tell us the location ...

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WordPress 5.0 RC2

The second release candidate for WordPress 5.0 is now available! This is an important milestone, as we near the release of WordPress 5.0. The WordPress 5.0 release date has shifted from the 27th to give more time for the RC to be fully tested. A final release date will be announced soon, based on feedback from this RC. This is a ...

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16 Best WordPress Chrome Extensions that You Should Try

Are you looking for the best WordPress Chrome extensions to boost productivity? Browser extensions can help improve your WordPress workflow and make you more productive. In this article, we have hand-picked some of the best WordPress related Chrome extensions that you should try. Why You Need WordPress Chrome Extensions? Google Chrome is the most popular web browser in the world. ...

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Gutenberg Times to Host Live Q&A with Gutenberg Leads on Friday, November 30

Birgit Pauli-Haack, curator of the Gutenberg Times website, is hosting a Q&A session with Gutenberg’s phase 1 design and development leads on Friday, November 30, at 2pm ET (19:00 UTC). Matias Ventura, Tammie Lister, and Joen Asmussen will join Pauli-Haack to discuss their journey “Creating Gutenberg” over the past two years. If you have any pressing questions about Gutenberg’s architecture, ...

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WPCampus Seeks to Raise $30K for Gutenberg Accessibility Audit

WPCampus is seeking funding to conduct an accessibility audit of WordPress’ Gutenberg editor. The non-profit organization is dedicated to helping web professionals, educators, and others who work with WordPress in higher education. Educational institutions often have stricter legal obligations that require software to be WCAG 2.0 level AA compliant and many European institutions set the bar even higher at WCAG ...

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What is Phishing?

Phishing is a serious threat to any industry. We have seen this topic appear in the news more each day. You might have already received a fraudulent email from what seemed to be your bank or even seen the hacking that took place during the 2016 US presidential election. But what do you know about phishing? What is Phishing? Phishing is ...

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Building Plugin Stacks for Complex WordPress Sites

With the right plugin stack, WordPress can produce some powerful and complex sites. But WordPress has no central authority coordinating everyone’s efforts, so plugin incompatibilities are a big problem. That’s like, the textbook definition of complexity: Complexity characterises the behaviour of a system or model whose components interact in multiple ways and follow local rules, meaning there is […] https://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/

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